• Michigan Republicans Pass Bills Before New Democrat Governor Starts

    6 monthes ago - By Time

    Michigan Republicans voted early Friday to toughen rules for ballot drives and to give themselves the authority to intervene in court cases, capping a contentious post-election legislative session that critics blasted as diluting the power of voters and incoming Democratic officeholders.
    The GOP-controlled Legislature sent the bills to Gov. Rick Snyder toward the end of a marathon 22 hours of voting. Bleary-eyed lawmakers also passed a $1.3 billion budget measure and backed the legalization of online gambling.
    It was the final chance to enact laws before Democratic Gov.-elect Gretchen...
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  • Michigan GOP Lawmakers Push Through Bills Before Democratic Governor Starts

    Michigan GOP Lawmakers Push Through Bills Before Democratic Governor Starts

    6 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    The bills would make it tougher to qualify citizen initiatives for ballots and would also give lawmakers the authority to intervene in court cases.
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